Luke 2:27

“And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee came by the spirit into the Temple: and when the parents brought in the child Iesus, to doe for him after the custome of the Lawe,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he came in the Spirit into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to carry out for Him the custom of the Law,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he came in the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, that they might do concerning him after the custom of the law,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And full of the Spirit he came into the Temple; and when the father and mother came in with the child Jesus, to do with him what was ordered by the law,
- Basic English Bible

And he came in the Spirit into the temple; and as the parents brought in the child Jesus that they might do for him according to the custom of the law,
- Darby Bible

And he came by the spirit into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,
- Webster's Bible

Led by the Spirit he came to the Temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus to do with regard to Him according to the custom of the Law,
- Weymouth Bible

He came in the Spirit into the temple. When the parents brought in the child, Jesus, that they might do concerning him according to the custom of the law,
- World English Bible

And he cam in spirit into the temple. And whanne his fadir and modir ledden the child Jhesu to do aftir the custom of the lawe for hym,
- Wycliffe Bible

And he came in the Spirit to the temple, and in the parents bringing in the child Jesus, for their doing according to the custom of the law regarding him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 2:27


2:27 By the Spirit - By a particular revelation or impulse from him.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 2:27


Lu 2:27 Came by the Spirit into the temple. Directed by and filled with the Spirit. After the custom of the law. Offered the required sacrifices. The law was strictly observed, because Jesus was "born under the law" (Ga 4:4).

Discussion for Luke 2

  • Norm
    Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire: 17 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.
  • David L Canham
    Luke surely was a man of great knowledge because he know how the people would react to unusual events and that word would be spread very rapidly which would ignite the explosion necessary for God plan to be implemented.
  • Masha
    as a mother who tends to be talkative, I am challenged by MARY'S example in verses 19 and 51 of Luke 2:she stored these things in her heart and often pondered them. that i may be more meditative than talkative!
    Mary and Joseph fulfilled all the requirements of the law for baby Jesus; and He lived a life of obedience and submission to His earthly parents(51).JESUS was the personification of grace
  • KDC
    The shepherds got a fantastic piece of news!!! I believe that after seeing the Christ, in their excitement, must have noised it abroad right there in Bethlehem. But guess what??? The peiple Having ears they listened but didn't really hear.....scriptural...
  • Ron Jefferson
    I love Luke chapter 2 it tells of birth of Jesus Christ how he was born, life and salvation. Jesus was born in manager. He grew up learning about God at age 12 he minster to men. It was professed he was salvation. Jesus was born so we may have
    Eternal life.
  • Macieso
    I love kjv of the Bible and Luke chp 2 i s one of the greatest chp in the Bible and love it.

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